Defend International is pleased to inform its members and supporters that they can apply to participate in the March 2018 Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Short Course hosted by the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
Defend International is concerned about reports of the excessive use of force against demonstrators and calls on Iranian authorities to respect their demands and protect their physical and psychological integrity. Furthermore, we call on world leaders and NGOs to support the protesters and echo our calls to the Iranian authorities.
Dr. Widad Akreyi, co-founder of Defend International, was presented with the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award by Bishop Thomas Zinkula. She became the youngest recipient of the Pacem in Terris Award and the first Pacem honouree to meet the mayor of Davenport and to be presented with the Davenport medal.
Our members and supporters can register to attend the webinar entitled “Building Inclusive Cities: What is a Welcoming Standard?” hosted by Cities of Migration on October 30th and 31st.
Here’s an invitation to turn up the music to turn down the hate. Defend International is asking its members and friends to join a special worldwide singing event called the Concert Across the World to End Gun Violence that will take place from September 21st to 24th.